Sport Hotel All'Ancora
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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... webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(130, 98, 83, 0.0980392);">The tour met at the palace gardens and then started in St Mark's Square. Venice's original port was built on mud and then put wooden piles (not everywhere) and then put on planks for reinforcement. Blackened water was terrible but could produce salt which was very valuable in those days as good for preservation of food for export import and for trade between East and West and a very good and reason why ...
... one thing but going down a steep icy pass takes even more care as once you go into a slip there is generally no stopping you and this was the challenge I now had.
My plan now was to head for Venice via a few of my favourite passes in the area namely the Valparola pass and Guai pass.
As I head back down the south side of Delle Erbe pass its extremely slow progress as once again the road surface is covered in frost but after about 30 or so minutes I finally reach ...
... we had to be back at the convent before 11:00 and that didn't allow time to ride the boat for night viewing of all the hundreds of lights that turn Venice into a magical place. Had to be satisfied with a walking tour and a few bridges. Oh well . . Hard to fit everything into a day and a half . . .
A perfect day and a half in Venice! 15,000 steps, according to Barbara's pedometer! On to the Dolomites!
Thought for the day. "If not now - ...
... sat by a fountain. Cheap and cheerful and delicious pasta. We had a gelato then. Best ice-cream ever! We made our way to St Marks Square. We took in the atmosphere and watched the world go by. It's expensive to have a coffee or a drink there so we said we'd wait until we were back on the normal priced streets. After that we went on a gondola ride. Around 80euros a half hour but a one ...
... of the gondoliers as they pass outside our kitchen, lounge and bedroom windows! Some dramas getting sufficient money from ATMs, as our host required 800 Euro payment and the machine gives us 500 euro as a daily limit on cash advance, but this wasn't a problem. Everyone was exhausted after our big day, so an afternoon rest, then a bit of an exploration if the local neighbourhood before dinner just around the corner - G got her lasagna birthday ...